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Urbana in Champaign County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Col. William Ward

Revolutionary War Veteran

 

—Founder of Urbana —

 
Col. William Ward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 17, 2015
1. Col. William Ward Marker
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Inscription. (DAR logo) Col. William Ward Revolutionary Soldier associate of General Simon Kenton in the settlement of the Mad River Valley, the founder of Urbana, brother of John Ward, the White Indian, and grandfather of John Quincy Adams Ward, noted American sculptor. placed 1962 by Urbana Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution
 
Erected 1962 by Urbana Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 6.095′ N, 83° 44.039′ W. Marker is in Urbana, Ohio, in Champaign County. Marker is on cemtey driveway (Ohio Route 54), in the median. Click for map. marker is in Oakdale Cemetery, next to the John Quincy Adams Ward sculpture. Marker is at or near this postal address: 320 Patrick Ave, Urbana OH 43078, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Quincy Adams Ward (here, next to this marker); In Memory of Simon Kenton (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Capt. Simon Kenton (about 800 feet away); General Robert Lawrence Eichelberger
Col. William Ward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 17, 2015
2. Col. William Ward Marker
full view of site, multiple markers
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Simon Kenton (approx. one mile away); War Council of 1812 (approx. one mile away); Billy "Single" Clifford /Clifford Theater (approx. 1.1 miles away); Champaign County Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Urbana.
 
Additional keywords. Daughters of the American Revolution
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Col. William Ward grave image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 17, 2015
3. Col. William Ward grave
grave stone
Col. William Ward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 17, 2015
4. Col. William Ward Marker
Revolutionary Veteran Flag Holder
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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